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From dean gaudet <dgaudet-list-new-ht...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: global pools
Date Sat, 28 Apr 2001 01:24:34 GMT
i suppose pcommands data could be allocated in pglobal instead...

-dean

On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

> Once upon a time, httpd would create a global pool as the result from
> alloc_init and use that pool as the parent of almost all of the other
> pools (I say almost only because there is one pcommands pool that was
> separate, though I don't know why).
>
> Now, httpd tells apr to initialize itself and alloc, but doesn't
> get the global pool in return.  httpd then needs to create other
> global pools.  I think this is leading to cases where the proper
> cleanups are not being done, but its a little hard to tell because
> there isn't much in the way of continuity (pools are created in
> subroutines, assumed to exist at a higher level, and then destroyed
> in other places).  Yuck.
>
> Is there some reason that apr can't give us the global pool, or allow
> us to give it the global pool?
>
> ....Roy
>
>


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